Lifeguard/WSI Classes

Do you need a summer job? The Cartersville Parks & Recreation needs summer lifeguards. Lifeguards and Water Safey Instructor classes are offered to all summer staff. You must be 16 years old to apply. We begin our hiring process in February. For more information call the Megan Hix, Aquatics Coordinator, 770-607-6527.
   
2018 Lifeguard Fact Sheet

   

Lifeguard Classes


Have you ever wanted to be a lifeguard? Are you a current lifeguard? The class will include all the skills needed to respond to an emergency in an aquatic environment. Certification will be good for two (2) years, CPR for the Professional Rescuer is included.

Ages: 16 & over

Age control date: April 20, 2018
   
Fee: $150 ($70 for CPRD staff)

Location: Dellinger Park Pool

Registration begins: Monday, April 2, 2018 - (limit 20 per session)

Class Dates: 
   Friday, April 20, 5 - 9pm
   Saturday, April 21, 8am - 6pm
   Sunday, April 22, 8 - 6pm
  
Must be able to swim 300 yards continuously and retrieve a 10 pound object from the bottom of the pool (10 feet).

Must attend all scheduled class dates/times to complete certification.
   
      

WSI (Water Safety Instructor) Classes


Each year the American Red Cross teaches more than 2 million children and adults to swim. This class trains you how to teach people to swim. After passing this class you will be able to teach: parent and child aquatics, learn to swim levels 1-6, and water safety presentations.

Ages: 16 & over

Age control date: April 27, 2018
   
Fee: $150 ($80 for CPRD staff)

Location: Dellinger Park Pool

Registration begins: April 2, 2018 - (limit 12 per session)

Class Dates:
   Friday, April 27, 5 - 9pm
   Saturday, April 28, 8am - 6pm
   Sunday, April 29, 8am - 6pm
      
Must be able to swim all 4 competitive strokes, and tread water.

Must attend all scheduled class dates/times to complete certification.
  
2018 Water Safety Instructor Fact Sheet